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Victoria Barbara
Victoria Bárbara Montalvo

Miami, Florida, US
Occupationmodel, blogger
Years active2012–present

Victoria Bárbara Montalvo,[1] better known under the name Victoria Barbara, is an American model and fashion/lifestyle blogger. Exclusively a fitness model at the beginning of her career, Barbara eventually expanded into the fashion, swimsuit, and lifestyle spaces after being signed by Wilhelmina in 2016.

Early life[edit]

Barbara was born and raised in Miami, Florida to a Cuban mother and Brazilian father.[2]


Barbara started her career in 2012 as a fitness model on Instagram, and was originally inspired to do so by actress Salma Hayek.[2] In 2016, she was signed by modeling agency Wilhelmina, and transitioned from fitness to swimsuit and high-fashion modeling, and has appeared in several lifestyle magazines, including Elle,[3] GQ,[4] Sports Illustrated,[5] Women’s Health, Esquire, and Marie Claire.[2][6]

Personal life[edit]

Barbara is a fan of the Miami Heat, and has previously stated that her hero is talk show host Oprah Winfrey. Barbara also volunteers for the Make-a-Wish Foundation, and is a volunteer and donor for the Lighthouse Foundation.[2]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Dallimore, Rebecca (July 2, 2018). "Victoria Barbara Montalvo". Fashion 360 Magazine. Retrieved August 14, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d "Victoria Barbara Interview". Naluda Magazine. April 18, 2018. Retrieved August 14, 2019.
  3. ^ Bailey, Alyssa (May 14, 2019). "The Best Street Style and Daytime Looks From the 2019 Cannes Film Festival". Elle. Retrieved August 15, 2019.
  4. ^ "Hottest Women of the Week: Mariah Carey takes centre stage in Mexico". GQ Britain. November 10, 2016. Retrieved August 15, 2019.
  5. ^ "Victoria Barbara: Lovely Lady of the Day". Sports Illustrated. July 22, 2016. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  6. ^ Kruger, Melanie (May 16, 2018). "Beauty chat with model & social media star Victoria Barbara". Luxury Lifestyle Magazine. Retrieved August 14, 2019.

Category:Living people Category:People from Miami Category:Female models from Florida Category:American women bloggers

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